So, You're Moving. Should You Tip Your Movers?

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So, You're Moving. Should You Tip Your Movers?

Moving is a costly necessity that causes lots of stress on everyone involved. So why do we do it?!

If you hire movers you'll spend more money for that extra help. Some moving companies charge my the hour plus mileage. Others, prorate unused hours but expect you to be all packed up when they get there. Regardless, it's a pricey endeavor, one that might leave you asking yourself, "do I tip the movers?".

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Why Do We Tip?

The good 'ol USA is still one of the only countries that tips service workers. Be it, minimum wage salaries or chalk it up to an old custom, tipping is a courtesy and a necessity.

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When is it Appropriate to Tip?

Always! There are only a few exceptions where people will refuse a tip.

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What's a Good Tip?

While tipping depends on many factors, it's customary to start with 20% and work your way up.

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Tipping Movers

Yes, you should tip your movers. And why wouldn't you? They just basically broke their backs for you and your family. If you're having trouble calculating an appropriate tip, visit this handy tipping calculator for assistance.